Category Archives: Business and Product Development

Wearables and the mobile wallet revolution

Editor’s note: Abe Vinjamuri is a payment-tech and e-commerce project lead, strategist at market research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey, Boston. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “New study: How wearables will … Continue reading

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3 ways consumers are changing health and wellness

Editor’s note: Jon Berry is a vice president and consultant at research firm GfK Consumer Life,New York, N.Y. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Three consumer forces propelling change in health … Continue reading

Posted in Behavioral Research, Brand and Image Research, Business and Product Development, Consumer Psychology, Consumer Research, Customer Satisfaction, Health Care Research, Lifecycle/Lifestyle Research, Market Research Findings, Millennials, Shopper Insights | Comment

Testing the waters of international markets

Editor’s note: Bryan Pearson is president, LoyaltyOne at Alliance Data, Canada. This is an edited version of a post that was originally featured in Forbes and also appeared here under the title, “Expanding retail overseas: 3 lessons from Best Buy, … Continue reading

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Rising consumer health awareness leads to growth of malt-based hot drinks in India

Editor’s note: Virginia Lee is senior beverages analyst at market research firm Euromonitor International, Chicago. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Health positioning leads to strong growth of malt-based hot drinks … Continue reading

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Hearables: technology for your ears

Editor’s note: BenArnold is executive director, industry analyst with The NPD Group, a Port Washington, N.Y., research firm. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Hearables take headphones well beyond music.” In the … Continue reading

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Using research and bold new ideas to increase market share

Editor’s note: Lara Kudryk Traska is a consultant at research firm SpencerHall, Baltimore. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Ahead of the curve or way off track?” With trends coming at … Continue reading

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What factors create a delightful customer experience?

Editor’s note: Kamal Tahir is a principal in Acxiom’s Integrated Marketing Strategy Group, Chicago. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “The ABC$ of customer experience.” Recently a special online offer prompted … Continue reading

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How Amazon’s expansive data set could shape its approach to brick-and-mortar

Editor’s note: Bryan Pearson is president, LoyaltyOne at Alliance Data, Canada. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “With Amazon stores, data can be a best seller for shoppers.” I have yet … Continue reading

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Are you ready for a marketing research brand restage?

Editor’s note: Joel Rubinson is the president and founder of Rubinson Partners, a New York-based marketing research consulting firm. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Fixing a brand called marketing research.” … Continue reading

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British brands continue to invade the U.S. market

Editor’s note: Josh Fortey is a project manager at CMB, Boston, Ma. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Will the sun set on British brands?” Young British musicians continue to take … Continue reading

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